noun ba·zoo·ka \bə-ˈzü-kə\

: a military weapon that rests on a person's shoulder and fires small rockets at tanks

Full Definition of BAZOOKA

:  a light portable antitank weapon consisting of an open-breech smoothbore firing tube that launches an armor-piercing rocket and is fired from the shoulder

Origin of BAZOOKA

bazooka (a crude musical instrument made of pipes and a funnel)
First Known Use: 1943

Rhymes with BAZOOKA


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